Greg Proops looks back at the life of Bob Hope, whose career spanned the 20th century.
Miles Davis chosen by Adrian Utley of Portishead.
How abstract votes will affect the nomination of Democratic presidential candidate.
Marlon Brando - the greatest actor of the 20th century? Antonia Quirke thinks so.
Presenter Jim White talks to Martin Kellner & Paul Vaughan about the comedy duo.
Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson talk to Simon Mayo about their new film, Zoolander 2.
Rick Wakeman explores the life and music of the so-called Fifth Beatle.
Ken Barnes explores how a beloved singer became king of radio.
A musical portrait of how the jazz trumpeter Miles Davis became a painter in later life.
The fastest pair of fists in East Asia and the first global Chinese film star.
Biographer Kate Buford explains Burt Lancaster's unconventional and successful career
Ken Clarke and Soweto Kinch discuss the relationship between two jazz pioneers.
Chris Pine & Zachary Quinto talk to Simon Mayo about their new film, Star Trek Beyond.
Michael Berkeley’s guest is actor Clarke Peters.
Kevin Le Gendre discovers how Louis Armstrong came to play jazz in communist East Germany.
Comedy historian Glenn Mitchell tells the story of Stan and Ollie’s 1932 British tour.
Lenny Henry stars in a musical fantasy about TS Eliot's 1964 dinner with Groucho Marx.
Death of Elvis. Carter's move away from liberal promises.
Oscar-winner Denzel Washington explains how his acting is a just like journalism.
Simon interviews Denzel Washington, who stars as hard drinking pilot William "Whip" Whitaker in new Robert Zemeckis movie Flight.
Samuel L Jackson on seeing his likeness in a comic before ever being cast as Nick Fury.
Kirsty Lang talks to Dominic West and Clarke Peters about performing Othello in Sheffield.
60 years after James Dean's death, Dotun Adebayo explores his teenage obsession with him.
Dustin Hoffman talks to Simon about his directorial debut Quartet.
The Strictly star and former MP in conversation with his heroes - brought back to life.
We join choreographer Claire Cunningham as she creates a new work for disabled dancers.
An electrifying performance on NBC TV in December 1968 restored Elvis's reputation.
Former Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble explains his devotion to Elvis Presley.
Paul Morley tells a parallel story of Elvis and America
Eric Stonestreet talks to Simon Mayo about his new film, The Secret Life Of Pets.